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RYA Scotland Welcomes New Communication and Engagement Officer

27th November 2023
Philippa Howie
Philippa Howie joins RYA Scotland after a stint in radio as a local news and sport reporter in Dumfries and Galloway

RYA Scotland has welcomed Philippa Howie to the team as Communication and Engagement Officer.

Howie has a longstanding passion for sports, including sailing through her involvement with the Cadets at Solway Yacht Club.

Her wider interests led to an education in sport management and journalism, and subsequently work in radio as a local news and sport reporter in Dumfries and Galloway.

She has also volunteered at several sailing championships and two Scottish Challenger Opens, which inspired an undergraduate assignment focused on the rise and accessibility of leisure sailing in the UK.

As a team racer, her proudest moment was being a part of the winning university team at the Scottish Student Sailing Champs in 2019.

The RYA website has more on Howie and her appointment HERE.

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